Management

Understanding Decisions To Invest In Biosecurity

U.S. Swine Survey InsightsU.S. Swine Survey Insights Dr. Glynn Tonsor, Kansas State University, shares insights on biosecurity, how producers make decisions, and what animal health officials really want producers to decide. Dr. Tonsor points out that within the area of biosecurity there are different incentives to invest and share information [video].

SwineCast 1066, The Squeal on Feeding The PIC Sow, Focus On Gestation Rations In Feeding Programs, Part 2 of 3

SwineCast 1066 Show Notes:

SwineCast 1064, The Squeal on Feeding The PIC Sow, Focus On Gilt Development, Part 1 of 3

SwineCast 1064 Show Notes:
  • Feeding The PIC Sow, Part 1 of 3: The genetic blueprint is a key component of the end product. But matching nutritional profiles to extract optimal value is critical to your profitability. In this The Squeal series, Dr. Steve Dritz (Kansas State University), Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC), and Dr. Marcio Goncalves (former PIC nutritionist and Founder at Swine.It ) discuss considerations in feeding the PIC sow through gilt development.

Economic Context

Pork Industry Economic UpdatePork Industry Economic Update Dustin Baker, National Pork Producers Council, provides a detailed pork industry economic update with historic context [video].

SwineCast 1063, ATM - Sow Mortality Considerations

SwineCast 1063 Show Notes:

  • The 'At The Meeting' team returns: Dr. Montserrat Torremorell (College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota), Dr. Tom Wetzell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica) , and Dr. Gordon Spronk (Pipestone Veterinary Services) are joined by Dr. John Deen, Professor of Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, to review current understanding of sow mortality.

SwineCast 1062, What Is Emerging Technology In Animal Agriculture?

SwineCast 1062 Show Notes:
  • Andy Brudtkuhl, Director of Emerging Technologies at the National Pork Board, shares how the NPB is helping pork producers learn about and apply of emerging technology to help advance their businesses.

SwineCast 1061, Vitamins Are Key And What Do Producers Want From Their Veterinarians

SwineCast 1061 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 American Association of Swine Veterinarians, a series of conversations with experts on vitamins for pigs and market research showing what producers want from their veterinarians.
    • Dr. Rob Stuart with Stuart Products, Inc. sharing how vitamins are key to health pigs.
    • Next, Russ Siakel with Corey Grass Consulting highlights market research showing what producers want from the veterinarians.

SwineCast 1060, Fact vs. Fiction - PCV3 Unraveled

SwineCast 1060 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Pre-Symposium on March 8 in Orlando, FL:
    • Dr. Eduardo Fano, Boehringer Ingelheim, updates us on PCV3, and highlights facts versus myths.
      1. PCV3 is widespread in the U.S. and co-infections with PCV2 and PRRSV are commonly found in PCV3 samples,
      2. Clinical association: PDNS, Multi-systemic, reproductive failure, PRDC and tremors, and
      3. Reproductive Failure has been the most consistent clinical association.

SwineCast 1058, The Squeal on Disease Elimination In Swine Farms

SwineCast 1058 Show Notes:
  • Dr. Bill Hollis (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr. Jer Geiger (PIC), and Dr. Jean Paul Cano (PIC) discuss disease elimination, which is becoming ever more important as the industry works to reduce antibiotic use.

SwineCast 1057, Don't Fear the Future: A Discussion About the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

SwineCast 1057 Show Notes:
  • From the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim AASV Pre-Symposium on March 8 in Orlando, FL:
    • In this special SwineCast, a special panel discusses the issues of critical importance today with the pork industry and thoughts on the future.
    • The panel includes Dr. Dave Bomgaars (President at RC Family Farms and Orange City Veterinary Clinic), Dr. Jim Lowe (Associate Professor and Director of the i-Learning Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois), and Bill Davis (Boehringer Ingelheim Director of Government Affairs). The panel is moderated by Dr. John Waddell (Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Senior Professional Services Veterinarian).
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